The following Competition practice note Produced in partnership with Eversheds Sutherland LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
A conversation with Peter Harper, partner, Annabel Borg, principal associate PSL and Claire Morgan, principal associate, in the London office of international law firm Eversheds Sutherland, on key issues on merger control in the UK.
NOTE–to see whether notification thresholds in the UK and throughout the world are met, see Where to Notify.
Focused intervention across a range of transactions
The UK merger control regime is voluntary and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) can intervene in both anticipated and completed transactions which satisfy the jurisdictional thresholds. The CMA has a very active Mergers Intelligence Committee (MIC) which monitors transactions to determine whether unnotified transactions should be called in for review. In the financial year April 2018 to March 2019, the MIC reviewed over 600 transactions.
The CMA is intervening in a high proportion of transactions that it investigates and those that it does investigate can often raise potential competition law concerns. For example, of the 56 transactions it investigated in the financial year April 2018 to March 2019, two involved Phase I remedies and 11 were referred for an in-depth Phase 2 investigation of which eight were either prohibited, abandoned or involved
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